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Bonobos to Open First Columbus Location in the Short North

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Bonobos to Open First Columbus Location in the Short North

Men’s apparel brand and retailer Bonobos has signed a lease at The Pizzuti Companies’ latest mixed-use development in the Short North, at 875 N. High St. Bonobos, known for well-fitting menswear and accessories, was originally founded as an online-only retailer in 2007. Bonobos began opening brick-and-mortar locations in 2012. Bonobos will occupy 1,500 square feet […]

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Shop Talk: Millennials Launch Online Sock Company

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Millennials Launch Online Sock Company

What started out as a joke about upping their sock game turned into a full-blown sock business for three young millennials. Michael Grenier, Paul Hopler, and Austen Tabor launched Keep It Simple Socks mid-November, offering customers a unique sock shopping experience. The trend of men’s dress socks is rapidly progressing past the bulk-buying options into […]

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Rowe Boutique Launching Pop-Up Men’s Clothing Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rowe Boutique Launching Pop-Up Men’s Clothing Shop

Rowe Boutique is returning to their roots. The popular Short North fashion destination originally began as a pop-up shop in 2006 — located inside the Rebecca Ibel Gallery — and the store originally carried a small selection of men’s items when it opened in 2007 before focusing entirely on fashion for women. Next month, both […]

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Shop Talk: Spencer’s Influence

Chrissy Adams Chrissy Adams Shop Talk: Spencer’s Influence

Back in April, new boutique Spencer’s Influence opened on East Long Street near the Long Street Bridge. The new store is the first for entrepreneur Wayne Spencer, who opened the shop with help from his wife Kimberly. “I worked retail for about twenty years and I always wanted to do it on my own,” said […]

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First Look: The New Robert Mason

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The New Robert Mason

Nearly two years in the making, Robert Mason is almost ready for a triumphant return to the world of brick and mortar retail. While the new 1,800 square foot store store at 17 Brickel Street is nine time times larger than the original 200 square foot pop-up shop on Gay Street, fans of the brand will […]

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Alpha Suit Offers Custom Suits for Young Professionals

Anna Maconachy Anna Maconachy Alpha Suit Offers Custom Suits for Young Professionals

There are dozens of boutique shops that can be found when walking down High Street through the Short North, but some of them are a bit more difficult to find than others. Alpha Suit is one such business, located in a space that you might not expect to find a retailer. Alpha Suit was created by […]

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Shop Talk: Royal Factory Atelier

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Royal Factory Atelier

Felicia Jimenez began amassing a huge collection of vintage clothing and accessories at a very young age. Then a few years ago, she ran out of storage space for her finds− and realized she couldn’t possibly wear them all herself. So in October 2011 she opened Royal Factory Atelier at 1209 N. High St. in […]

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